Month: April 2018

Public goods should be funded by public money through sufficient taxes to provide optimum operation. Both public education and public health – hospitals – are critical public goods, yet both are dependent on fundraising or the  personally favoured  cause of  wealthy philanthropists. Education and hospitals should not have to turn to bake sales and golf tournaments   for funding.

SD61 Budget information can be found here. Special Budget Meeting – Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7 p.m. Operations Policy and Planning (OPPS) Committee Meeting –Monday, April 16, 2018, 7 p.m. Special Budget Meeting –  Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7 p.m., or Comment in writing to community@sd61.bc.ca  Present: McNally, Nohr, Paynter, Watters, Whiteaker Regrets: Board Chair Loring-Kuhanga, Orcherton Absent: […]